We all love our pets and consider them to be part of the family from the moment we bring them home. Having the joy and happiness that our beloved pets bring to our home is great for our family and our children.

However, what many new pet owners might forget is that pets bring a lot of germs and bacteria into our home along with that happy love. Whenever a pet steps paw in our home, they are bringing a bunch of allergens, waste, dirt, and other mess with them. This can be damaging to your carpets and our health over time.

As much as we love and care for our pets, we should also care for and take pride in our home. It’s important to keep your carpets clean and fresh, free form pet odors and dander. Below, we’ve included a resourceful infographic to help you understand what your dog could be leaving behind in your carpets and to give you some solutions or ideas to help you keep a healthy home:






In spite of your best efforts, it’s inevitable that your pet’s paws will bring some bacteria into your house. Routine cleanings are the habits to keep bacteria and grime at bay. Vacuuming and mopping frequently plays a part into keeping your home free from allergens, but it’s ultimately best to have your carpets cleaned every 3-6 months. This way, you can make sure that you’re getting a healthy, deep clean that leaves your carpets free of unwanted pet contaminants.

John’s Chem-Dry of Whatcom County is eager to keep your pets and family happily coexisting without the dirt and grime paws may be tracking in. Get in touch with us today to see how we can make a difference on your carpets!